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Engineering graduates can help Africa to meet its sustainable development goals

Engineers will play a vital role in meeting the challenges laid out by the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

By Saurabh Sinha 9 Oct 2015 07:51

IWC builds GRP fan stacks for Kusile
IWC builds GRP fan stacks for Kusile

ISANDO: Eskom's new Kusile Power Station in Witbank, Mpumalanga, will soon be fitted with IWC's energy-efficient, patented glass fibre reinforced plastic (GRP) fan stacks, four of which have been manufactured for one of the station's mechanical induced-draft cooling towers.

9 Oct 2015 06:26

Durban's old Lion Match Factory refurbished
Durban's old Lion Match Factory refurbished

Property development and construction group, JT Ross, bought the 90 year old Lion Match Factory in Durban more than ten years ago when Lion Match moved its manufacturing operations to Gauteng.

9 Oct 2015 06:15

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Seeking local innovations that promote clean technology

If you transform businesses, you change the world. This is the premise of The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), which works with businesses around the world to encourage transformation that will create a sustainable and inclusive global economy and deliver lasting benefits to all people, communities and markets.

9 Oct 2015 05:52

HAW appointed OMT master distributor
HAW appointed OMT master distributor

Hydraulic and Automation Warehouse (HAW), part of the Hytec Group of Companies, was recently appointed as the master distributor of OMT's complete product range to South and sub-Saharan Africa. OMT is an Italian-based hydraulic equipment and systems supplier.

8 Oct 2015 10:21

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R153 million water project for Colesberg

PRETORIA: Water shortages will soon be a distant memory for the community of Colesberg in the Northern Cape thanks to the R153m Colesberg Bulk Water Supply Scheme.

8 Oct 2015 10:12

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Alternative dispute resolution can stimulate construction industry

The development of alternative dispute resolution for the construction industry has important potential to help the industry to grow, but the proposed regulations should not allow many exemptions, particularly from state-owned companies (SOCs).

6 Oct 2015 13:20

Greening Cape Town's skyline
Greening Cape Town's skyline

When you have a backdrop as dramatic as Table Mountain, it must be very hard to resist the temptation of making a contrasting statement when it comes to adding to the city's skyline.

By Nicci Botha 6 Oct 2015 06:52

Construction and project management methodology need an upgrade
Construction and project management methodology need an upgrade

All building projects have the potential for efficiency, effectiveness and cohesion, but unfortunately many projects conducted in today's African environment are inherently inefficient.

5 Oct 2015 13:35

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.
Photographer: Trevor Samson
Image credit: BDlive
Davies hints at settlement in steel standoff

CAPE TOWN - Prospects are looking promising for the steel industry to get further protection against cheap Chinese imports and for the state to win its battle for a "developmental" steel price.

By Linda Ensor 5 Oct 2015 12:30